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Annual Amelia Island events offer fun year-round

Amelia Island is a four-season destination in northeast Florida and offers a wide array of festivals and activities to enhance your stay at The Addison on Amelia Island.

Calendar of Amelia Island Events

Ongoing Events

Fernandina Beach Market Place Farmers Market, weekly on Saturday 9AM – 1PM. Conveniently located one block from the inn and a great way to walk off breakfast.

Farmers Market Tour and Class, weekly on Saturday 10:30AM – 1:00PM. Learn to shop like a Chef! Join Chef Bill for a lively walk through Fernandina’s Farmer’s Market and back to the Academy for a demonstration cooking class that takes you literally farm to table. Chef Bill brings out the natural flavors of fresh, locally grown produce with light, delicious dressings and dips.

Artrageous Artwalk, monthly on 2nd Saturday, 5:30PM – 8:30PM. Galleries located within walking distance of the inn in historic downtown Fernandina Beach.

The Sprouting Project Dinners monthly on Saturday at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort Cocktails at 6PM Dinner at 7PM

Enjoy an intimate southern-inspired farm-to-table dinner at The Sprouting Project. Guests will tour Amelia Island Plantation’s state-of-the-art aquaponic greenhouse, expansive organic garden and large collection of beehives before enjoying a plated dinner that incorporates items harvested directly from The Sprouting Project. This monthly event will showcase both the creativity and culture of our chefs in a lush, outdoor setting.

Adult Twilight BYOB Cruise weekly on Friday and Saturday evenings beginning March 1, 2019 With a glass of your favorite BYOB beverage (available for purchase at the inn) and wind in your hair, you’ll float away to a tropical paradise.

Special Events

February 1, 2019 Desserts of Amelia 6PM – 8PM Atlantic Recreation Center 2500 Atlantic Avenue Fernandina Beach Purchase tickets online at the following website:

February 1, 2019 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Joshua Bell Back by popular demand after a sold out 2015 concert! Joshua will be accompanied by Festival favorite, pianist Sam Haywood.

February 12, 2019 Adult’s Valentines Day Cookie Decorating 11AM – 1PM Artisan Village of Amelia 2188 Sadler Road Fernandina Beach

February 23, 2019 Amelia Island 13th Annual Chili Cook-off Amelia Island’s best chili recipes face off 11AM – 1:30PM Downtown Fernandina Beach Centre St & 2nd St

February 24, 2019 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Dover I The Dover Quartet loves the intimacy and ambiance of the Historic Nassau County Courthouse.

March 3, 2019 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Balsam Range Bluegrass Band

March 7 – 10, 2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

March 11, 2019 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival  Phillip Pan and his viper violin reprise at the Boys & Girls Club

March 22, 2019 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Emanuel Ax ​”Manny” the amazing, in his first appearance at the Festival, will share his extraordinary talent with us.

March 31, 2019 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Christiania Piano Quartet Combining the vitality of youth with a seasoned musical veteran, the quartet returns.

April 6, 2019 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Dover II Avery Fisher Prize recipients. Come see why and give your ears a treat.

April 13, 2019 Katie Ride for Life Presented by Mayo Clinic, the Katie Ride has become one of the nation’s most anticipated and beloved cycling/walking/running/triathlete events. Benefiting the Katie Caples Foundation’s organ donor education programs, this 9 island coastal ride through stunning Amelia Island and the surrounding areas offers an event for all skill levels. Events include a 100, 63, 34 or 18 mile cycling course, an Off-Road cycling course through historic Fort Clinch State Park, and an 8K Walk/Fun Run and a Fun Tri (300 yard pool swim, 18 mile ride, 5K run).

April 26, 2019 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Anne Akiko Meyers, violin and Jason Vieaux, classical guitar 

May 3 – 5, 2019 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival